Betting on today’s Falcons and Spartans game? Catch the action at Provident Credit Union Event Center in San Jose, CA, as the Spartans hosts this showdown at 10:00 ET on NBCS. This Mountain West conference matchup has an over/under of 134.5 points, and San Jose State is favored to win by -3 at home vs. Air Force.
AIR FORCE FALCONS VS SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: San Jose State Spartans -3
This game will be played at Provident Credit Union Event Center at 10:00 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.
WHY BET THE SAN JOSE STATE SPARTANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Spartans.
- Not only will San Jose State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.
Taking a Look at the Falcons Chances in San Jose
Today, Air Force is playing their 24th game of the season and will be looking to snap a five-game losing streak. So far, the Falcons have gone 8-15 overall, including a 1-10 record in Mountain West action. On the road, they are 4-5 this season.
As the underdog, Air Force has gone 2-9 in 11 games this year. Their average scoring margin on the road is -1.3 points per game, and they are coming off a 68-66 loss to Fresno State.
Against the spread, Air Force has struggled this season with a 7-16 mark. On the road, their ATS record is 5-4, and over their last three road games they are 1-2 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Falcons have gone 4-7 vs. the spread this year and are 0-3 ATS in their last three games as the underdog.
Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in Air Force’s games this season (134.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 141 points. So far this season, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.
In their most recent game, the Air Force offense concluded with only 66 points against Fresno State. Throughout the game, they made 9/32 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 44.1%. Leading the team in scoring was Jeffery Mills with 20 points. Beau Becker also added 17 points for the Falcons.
Coming into today’s game, the Air Force defense is giving up an average of 71.0 points per contest. Against Fresno State, the Falcons’ defense gave up 68 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Fresno State only made 5 free-throws.
Can San Jose State Live Up to the Hype at Home?
San Jose State enters this game as a three-point favorite, and they have gone 3-4 as the favorite this season. The Spartans have an overall record of 8-16, including a seven-game losing streak. In Mountain West play, San Jose State is just 1-10 compared to a 7-6 non-conference record.
At home, the Spartans have gone just 4-7 this year, and they have lost their last five games. Over their last ten games at home, San Jose State has gone 4-6, and they are coming off a 66-47 loss to Colorado State.
San Jose State’s ATS record this season is 8-14, including a 4-7 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Spartans are 4-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record is 3-6 over their last 10 games.
San Jose State’s over/under record for the season is 15-7 and today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (139.2). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 129 points.
San Jose State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 47 points against Colorado State. In that game, they made 6/21 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 32.8%. The team’s scoring leader is Myron Amey Jr., who holds an average of 15 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Alvaro Cardenas Torre is averaging 13 points per game this season.
Coming into today’s game, the San Jose State defense is giving up an average of 74.5 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, San Jose State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.3% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.7% this season.